During an interview with The Holloywood Reporter, Donald Trump employed a similar technique, but this being Trump, he couldn't settle for a measly $100 minimum wage as an example:
[Y]ou know when you start tinkering with the free market and you start having mandates put down, it's a very dangerous subject because we're competing against the world. We have something happening called corporate inversion. Corporations are leaving the U.S. You know, with minimum wage, it's wonderful to say everybody should get $5,000 an hour. The problem is, you have companies leaving now.